Julio Borbon RUMORS & NEWS

  • Cubs send message by designating Borbon

    Daily Herald "Friday's baserunning blunder wasn't the only reason the Cubs designated backup outfielder Julio Borbon for assignment. But it was the final straw. Borbon hadn't been much help since the Cubs picked him up off the waiver wire in April. He had a hitting line of .202/.284/.279 with 22..." August 04

  • Cubs: Borbon's laughable attempt at reaching base

    CSN Chicago "Julio Borbon has had an interesting first couple of weeks with the Cubs. But Thursday may take the cake. He got his first taste of some serious Chicago wind, as he misplayed a ball into a base hit in the game-changing eighth inning. Then, in the bottom of the inning, a pitch sailed in toward..." May 03

  • Julio Borbon on outright waivers

    MLB.com "The Rangers have put Julio Borbon on outright waivers. If he clears, he will be sent to Triple A Round Rock. The Rangers were not able to trade him. The Rangers wanted pitching in return but a source said they were willing to settle on “lower level” guys but still couldn’t pull off a trade" April 17

  • Texas Rangers running out of time to trade Julio Borbon

    Dallas Morning News "The Texas Rangers reach the end of the line with Julio Borbon on Tuesday. The club designated him for assignment last Tuesday, giving them 10 days to trade, release or assign him to the minors — if he clears waivers. The Rangers were pursuing a deal for the outfielder, but if there is no..." April 16

  • Borbon designated for assignment; Harrison likely to miss start

    MLB.com "The Rangers have designated outfielder Julio Borbon. for assignment. They have ten days to trade him, release him or get him through outright waivers. The Rangers are still hoping to trade him to another Major League team. The Rangers also appear ready to skip Matt Harrison is his next start..." April 09